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Repetitive Strain Injuries in Dentistry

Journal Articles

De Sio, S., Traversini, V., Rinaldo, F., Colasanti, V., Buomprisco, G., Perri, R., Mormone, F., La Torre, G., & Guerra, F. (2018). Ergonomic risk and preventive measures of musculoskeletal disorders in the dentistry environment: an umbrella review. PeerJ, 6, e4154.

Roll, S. C., Tung, K. D., Chang, H., Sehremelis, T. A., Fukumura, Y. E., Randolph, S., & Forrest, J. L. (2019). Prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal disorders in oral health care professionals: A systematic review. Journal of the American Dental Association, 150(6), 489–502.

Sweeney, K., Mackey, M., Spurway, J., Clarke, J., & Ginn, K. (2020). The effectiveness of ergonomics interventions in reducing upper limb work-related musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction in sonographers, surgeons and dentists: a systematic review. Ergonomics, 1–38. Advance online publication.  

Valachi, B. (2010). Little things can make a big difference. Dentistry Today, March 2010. 

 

Gouvêa, G. R., Vieira, W. A., Paranhos, L. R., Bernardino, Í. M., Bulgareli, J. V., & Pereira, A. C. (2018). Assessment of the ergonomic risk from saddle and conventional seats in dentistry: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PloS one, 13(12), e0208900.

Plessas, A., & Bernardes Delgado, M. (2018). The role of ergonomic saddle seats and magnification loupes in the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders. A systematic review. International journal of dental hygiene, 16(4), 430–440.

Valachi, B. (2009). Ergonomic guidelines for selecting patient chairs and delivery systems. Dentistry Today, 28(7). 130-133.

Plessas, A., & Bernardes Delgado, M. (2018). The role of ergonomic saddle seats and magnification loupes in the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders. A systematic review. International journal of dental hygiene, 16(4), 430–440.

Roll, S. C., Tung, K. D., Chang, H., Sehremelis, T. A., Fukumura, Y. E., Randolph, S., & Forrest, J. L. (2019). Prevention and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal disorders in oral health care professionals: A systematic review. Journal of the American Dental Association, 150(6), 489–502. 

Valachi, B. (2009). Magnification in dentistry: How ergonomic features impact your health. Dentistry Today, 28(4), 132-137.